History YMMV / ArtemisFowl

26th Aug '16 10:12:44 PM trixus
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* UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: Turnbull got a CryForTheDevil before dying with his loved one but the guy has the highest bodycount after Opal, brainwash people and was first introduced torturing an officer for another petty scheme. Only reason why Artemis would say he can't see him as a villain is because he is unaware of most of it because he was too busy guilt-tripping.

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* UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: Turnbull got a CryForTheDevil before dying with his loved one but the guy has the highest bodycount after Opal, brainwash people and was first introduced torturing an officer for another petty scheme. Only reason why Artemis would say he can't see him as a villain is because he is unaware of most of it because he was too busy guilt-tripping. Even his relationship with his loved one isn't that great when you keep in ind he brainwashed her into staying with him forever.
26th Aug '16 10:00:29 PM trixus
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** The Atlantis Complex: For stater said complex is pretty much how you glue the IdiotBall on Artemis, the elven space project being accessible by a prison guard (and existing)and no one but Turnbull and the old fairy in Vietnam knowing about the magic spark trick.



* TheScrappy: Ark and Minerva. The latter had a huge fan outcry, due to being seen as [[ReplacementFlatCharacter a retread of Artemis pre-character development]], except just as smart as him and without the redeeming qualities.

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* TheScrappy: Ark and Minerva. The latter had a huge fan outcry, due to being seen as [[ReplacementFlatCharacter a retread of Artemis pre-character development]], except except just as smart as him and without the redeeming qualities.


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* UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: Turnbull got a CryForTheDevil before dying with his loved one but the guy has the highest bodycount after Opal, brainwash people and was first introduced torturing an officer for another petty scheme. Only reason why Artemis would say he can't see him as a villain is because he is unaware of most of it because he was too busy guilt-tripping.
30th May '16 6:22:13 PM GordyTepig
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* TheScrappy: Minerva, Ark.

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* TheScrappy: Minerva, Ark.Ark and Minerva. The latter had a huge fan outcry, due to being seen as [[ReplacementFlatCharacter a retread of Artemis pre-character development]], except just as smart as him and without the redeeming qualities.
8th Jan '16 3:14:26 PM Apocrypha
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* EnsembleDarkhorse: Trouble has become quite popular for shipping with Holly, thanks in part to his HeroOfAnotherStory status.
** And his rampant [[BadAss badassery]].
* FanPreferredCouple: Artemis/Holly is by far the biggest ship in the fandom, even [[FoeYay back when they hated each other]]. The fact that Colfer [[ShipTease keeps teasing it]] despite claiming [[ShipSinking nothing will ever happen]] doesn't help. [[spoiler:The series ends without it being strictly sunk ''or'' canonized, so he apparently decided to let fans believe what they wanted about it.]]

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* EnsembleDarkhorse: Trouble has become quite popular for shipping with Holly, popular, thanks in part to his HeroOfAnotherStory status.
** And his
status and rampant [[BadAss badassery]].
* FanPreferredCouple: Artemis/Holly is by far the biggest ship in the fandom, even [[FoeYay back when they hated each other]]. The fact that Colfer [[ShipTease keeps teasing it]] despite claiming [[ShipSinking nothing will ever happen]] doesn't help. [[spoiler:The series ends without it being [[UnresolvedSexualTension strictly sunk ''or'' canonized, sunk]] ''[[UnresolvedSexualTension or]]'' [[UnresolvedSexualTension canonized]], so he apparently decided to let fans believe what they wanted about it.]]
7th Jan '16 12:13:22 PM MagBas
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* CopyCatSue: Minerva is bashed for this. She's not too bad a character and [[spoiler: Artemis beats her almost easily]] but she was too similar to the eponymous character and the author was trying to ship the two a little too much.
** For what it's worth, that book is a DolledUpInstallment. Colfer realized that his new protagonist was a bit like Artemis and just decided to throw him in, [[DemotedToExtra demoting]] Minerva to a secondary character.
29th Dec '15 5:47:03 AM zerohelix
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* IdiotPlot: The entire berserker threat would never have occurred if they had simply shot the future Opal BEFORE she became all powerful.

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* IdiotPlot: The entire berserker threat would never have occurred if they had simply shot killed the future Opal BEFORE she became all powerful.they put her in the reactor tank.



* InferredHolocaust: In The Last Guardian, [[spoiler: a good chunk of technology, both human and fairy, ceases to function. This leads to chaos on both ends, but the humans bare the brunt of it as cities darken, people loot, medical equipment is useless, and '''airplanes fall from the sky'''. [[NoEndorHolocaust Nobody particularly dwells on this,]][[ValuesDissonance and the narrator considers this a good thing.]]]]

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* InferredHolocaust: In The Last Guardian, [[spoiler: a good chunk of technology, both human and fairy, ceases to function. This leads to chaos on both ends, but the humans bare the brunt of it as cities darken, people loot, medical equipment is useless, and '''airplanes fall from the sky'''. [[NoEndorHolocaust Nobody particularly dwells on this,]][[ValuesDissonance this,]] [[ValuesDissonance and the narrator considers this a good thing.]]]]
30th Nov '15 3:38:18 PM Adept
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* BrokenBase: When the film adaptation of the series was [[http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/07/29/disney-harvey-weinstein-team-for-artemis-fowl-movie-adapatation announced]], fans were divided on the possible casting on Holly's actress, particularly on [[PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad her skin color]]. It doesn't help that Colfer wants SaoirseRonan to play Holly which adds more fuel to the fire.

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* BrokenBase: When the film adaptation of the series was [[http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/07/29/disney-harvey-weinstein-team-for-artemis-fowl-movie-adapatation announced]], fans were divided on the possible casting on Holly's actress, particularly on [[PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad her skin color]]. It doesn't help that Colfer wants SaoirseRonan Creator/SaoirseRonan to play Holly which adds more fuel to the fire.
29th Sep '15 8:19:29 PM SpectralTime
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* Dwarf biology can generally be relied upon to produce one new secret trump card for Mulch to get out of trouble with per book.

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* ** Dwarf biology can generally be relied upon to produce one new secret trump card for Mulch to get out of trouble with per book.
29th Sep '15 8:19:18 PM SpectralTime
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* Dwarf biology can generally be relied upon to produce one new secret trump card for Mulch to get out of trouble with per book.
1st Sep '15 7:29:56 PM Apocrypha
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* GeniusBonus: The cryptography puzzles along the bottom of each book (and [[HiddenInPlainSight on the book covers]]) are more of a [[MarathonBoss Patience Bonus]], but there are little references throughout the book that just make it ''so'' much more fun if you happen to know them, or [[LateToThePunchline realize what they meant three years later]].

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* * FanPreferredCouple: Artemis/Holly is by far the biggest ship in the fandom, even [[FoeYay back when they hated each other]]. The fact that Colfer [[ShipTease keeps teasing it]] despite claiming [[ShipSinking nothing will ever happen]] doesn't help. [[spoiler:The series ends without it being strictly sunk ''or'' canonized, so he apparently decided to let fans believe what they wanted about it.]]
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GeniusBonus: The cryptography puzzles along the bottom of each book (and [[HiddenInPlainSight on the book covers]]) are more of a [[MarathonBoss Patience Bonus]], but there are little references throughout the book that just make it ''so'' much more fun if you happen to know them, or [[LateToThePunchline realize what they meant three years later]].
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